Later parenteral nutrition may benefit ICU patients, study says

10/14/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Energy deficits caused by delaying parenteral nutrition during a patient's first week in the ICU may result in better autophagy activation, reducing muscle weakness and speeding recovery, researchers reported in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine. The data from the Belgian EPaNIC trial showed ICU patients left the ICU sooner with late PN in a physical condition similar to those who had early PN.

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